WIT Press


IDR Visor Map: A Simple And Friendly Geographical Information System

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/GIS980281

Volume

21

Pages

10

Published

1998

Size

1,094 kb

Author(s)

J.D. Garcia-Consuegra, J.A. Gallud & F. Abad

Abstract

Nowadays, the construction of a Geographical Information System on a commercial package takes up a great deal of time and resources. However, the distribution of such an application can be more expensive than the construction because of the need to distribute the commercial package with the application. Usually, commercial packages cover this lack by providing reduced versions from their powerful applications. With the IDR Visor Map we have developed a low-cost and at the same time powerful GIS which allows us to distribute GIS applications on a friendly workbench (Windows NT and 95). The IDR Visor Map has been developed using an object oriented paradigm (OO). This paper shows our experience in th

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